Senior Bank Strategist Speaker, Columnist

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About Alex Jiménez

Alex Jiménez is a Senior Strategist at Zions Bancorp, where he leads the overall technology investment planning process for the office of the CIO. Prior to his current role, he was a Principal Consultant at AJ & Associates advising Financial Services organizations and those that work with them in the areas of digital banking, payments, innovation and general strategy. His other recent experience includes developing and managing Digital Banking and Payments Strategy at Rockland Trust, a community bank in Eastern Massachusetts. He was also Chair of the Consumer Bankers Association’s Digital Channel Committee, where he worked with Digital Banking leaders in the industry and visited Capitol Hill to meet with the Senate’s Banking Committee staff.

Alex’s other experience includes positions in operations, program and project management, strategy development and implementation, business process improvement, marketing, and voice of the customer. He has worked at Rockland Trust, Bank of America, FleetBoston Financial, and Cigna Insurance.

Press & Media

Alex has been named as one of the top 100 global influencers in Financial Technology (FinTech) by Onalytica, Hot Topics/360Leaders, and by Jay Palter. He has been featured in the Boston Globe, the Irish Tech News and in the Independent Community Bankers of America’s (ICBA) Independent Banker. The ICBA named Alex Indie Banker of the Month, December 2015, for his work in innovation in banking. He has been published by The Financial Brand, and the Irish Tech News, and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, The Financial Brand, the American Banker and the Boston Business Journal. He has appeared in podcasts for BAI, Finaguide, and Tearsheet.

He’s spoken at various Financial Services conferences including CBA Live 2012-2015, NetFinance 2014-2017, Medios de Pagos LATAM Summit 2013, FIS’s Infoshare 2011 and 2012, BAI Payment Conference 2012, BAI Retail Delivery 2011, and Mobile Banking & Emerging Applications Summit 2011.

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Experience & Affiliations

  • Zions Bancorporation

    Vice President, Senior Strategist

  • Consumer Bankers Association

    Chair, Digital Channels Committee

  • Rockland Trust

    SVP, Director of Digital Payments Innovation

  • Bank of America

    Senior Change Manager

  • FleetBoston Financial

    Strategic Business Consultant

  • Cigna

    Loss Control Consultant

Skills & Areas of Expertise

Operations Management
Portfolio Management
Process Improvement
Change Management
Process Improvement
Process Engineering
Business Development
Quality Management
Mergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Development

Recent Posts

Is There a Role for the Branch in The Digital World?

I was fortunate to participate in FinovateSpring in San Francisco this past May. I joined the Leaders Debate session titled "How New Players, New Platforms ...
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5 Fintech Trends to Track in 2019

Zions Bank interviewed me for an article in their community blog covering fintech trends. The resulting piece covers five fintech trends I'm following this year: ...
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